Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1924.50
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the arch: "CG/ to/ MG" in script stamped: on the inside of each arm: "GEOFF" in a rectangle, "C" in a circle, an eagle in a circle
Description: 
silver sugar tongs; bow-form shaped slightly and with shell decoration above the tapered arms; flared shoulders and hollow paw grips; engraved, "CG/ to/ MG" in script on the arch; maker's marks stamped inside the arms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. F. Savage
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group